Applied Global Positioning Systems for Geographic Information Systems (Applied GPS for GIS)

Course ID: 
ESPM 3031 / 5031

(3.0 cr; =[ESPM 5031]; Prereq-Intro GIS course, [jr or sr]; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)

GPS principles, operations, techniques to improve accuracy. Datum, projections, and coordinate systems. Differential correction, accuracy assessments discussed/applied in lab exercises. Code/carrier phase GPS used in exercises. GPS handheld units, PDA based ArcPad/GPS equipment. Transferring field data to/from desktop systems, integrating GPS data with GIS.

Syllabus (.pdf)